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Design & Applied Arts at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles

What traits are you looking for in a design school? To help you decide if FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's design program.

FIDM Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles, California and has a total student population of 2,227. Of the 275 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles in 2019, 58 of them were design and applied arts majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Design & Applied Arts section at the bottom of this page.

FIDM Los Angeles Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

FIDM Los Angeles Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at FIDM Los Angeles compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at FIDM Los Angeles is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Design & Applied Arts. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 6
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 8
Best Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 16
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 44
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Degree Schools 69
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 75
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 75
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 165
Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 213
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 223
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Schools 248

Design Student Demographics at FIDM Los Angeles

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles.

FIDM Los Angeles Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Program

88% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of design associate's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.

FIDM Los Angeles Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Associate's Degree Grads

FIDM Los Angeles does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in design graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles with a associate's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 30
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 87
White 111
International Students 75
Other Races/Ethnicities 53

FIDM Los Angeles Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

93% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The design program at FIDM Los Angeles awarded 58 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 7% of these degrees went to men with the other 93% going to women.

FIDM Los Angeles Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its design bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 17
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

FIDM Los Angeles also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Design Grads May Go Into

A degree in design can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Graphic Designers 29,320 $61,100
Multimedia Artists and Animators 10,760 $87,960
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9,710 $115,460
Interior Designers 8,460 $68,440
Art Directors 7,620 $127,630

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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